Maple and Thyme Glazed Pork Tenderloin


  • 1 pound pork tenderloin
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 4 12 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 34 teaspoon onion powder
  • 34 teaspoon paprika
  • 34 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 34 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine all ingredients except for tenderloin in shallow dish.  Stir well to combine.  Add tenderloin, cover, and marinate in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or overnight, turning occasionally.  
  2. Heat oven to 375*F.  
  3. Remove tenderloin from marinade and place on rimmed baking sheet.  Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until an instant read thermometer reads 140*F.  Exact cooking time will depend on thickness of meat.  
  4. Meanwhile, transfer marinade to small saucepan set over high heat.  Bring to boil them reduce heat to low and continue to simmer until sauce thickens.  Remove from heat.  
  5. Once tenderloin is almost finished, remove from oven and change over to broil.  Brush marinade over tenderloin, return to oven, and broil 5 minutes.  
  6. Cover meat with foil and let stand 5 minutes before thinly slicing.  


This recipe is from Against All Grain and it was pretty tasty!  The meat was tender and delicious, the glaze had a little bit of sweetness to it and a lot of flavor.